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SFGTV
Jul 27, 2011 4:30pm PDT
are part of each other's community. that's something i would hate to see us lose by allowing the big boxes to command. thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i am the owner of a natural pet food store in two locations and about to open a huge manufacturing facility in san francisco and i would like to encourage the legislation so we can keep our stores going and keep the small pet stores going. we all have a special relationship and we cater to everyone in the bay area. we deliver five days a week and there's no reason we could not help any customer that could not get to a store. thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisors. a month ago, we opened a pet store -- a little background -- since we're building a pet store, i was in management and decided to pursue my dream of owning a small store. in our research to open a pet store in our neighborhood coppola we researched all the stores in san francisco and the bay area trying to find a good location, not just for san francisco the whole area and we narrowed it down to our whole location. the only research we did not do was if there is going
FOX
Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
including the big foam trucks from travis air force base responded and finally won the battle. back live a huge remnant of the cloud city hoovers for miles above the scene, slowly dissipating with the air current. here down below on the ground, an awful toxic mess that will have to be cleaned up and cleaned up soon. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now again that fire started about 3.5 hours ago. i want to show you more live pictures now from news chopper 2 which is overhead. you can see there is not nearly as much smoke as it was earlier. although there is still pretty decent amount of smoke but at its height there was so much thick black smoke that you can literally see it for miles. we continue our coverage with sal castaneda. >> reporter: we're standing in this neighborhood here which is a mile west of where the fire is. you can see these houses, a little bit earlier people were outside looking at it and along the street people have been showing up to stand here and watch. since early this afternoon, people have been drawn to the fire but have been kept away by pol
SFGTV
Jul 27, 2011 4:00pm PDT
the and be and i think the owners here today and i think the -- over the spread of formula retail big box stores like the current pet food express on california and others, that would harm many of the small businesses according to testimony at the other commissions as well. the modifications i introduced last time will help us move this forward with the strong suggestions of the planning commission staff and i want to say that one other issue that has come up is why don't we allow a conditional use process to proceed? i will just i have respect for the decisionmaking process of the planning commission but many small businesses that brought these suggestions to us -- we have crafted this legislation carefully out of the urgency of our small business sector and we need to protect our neighborhood now, and for the future as well. other comments made at the planning commission were important -- why didn't we go further and make it work comprehensive as an overall effort to look at other industries like the hardware stores or office supply stores and i will just say we did our best to make this a lim
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 12:35am PDT
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ABC
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
8 1/2 hours of fighting the fire but now the big question is what kind of toxic problems it has created for us in the air. the plume of black smoke could be seen as far away from oakland. it was burning as many as 30,000 plastic bins. the company makes those plastic bins that are used by farmers. firefighters found it extremely hot making this fire a huge challenge for them. investigators say workers at the plant started the fire. >> we have confirmed with the business owners and employees on site that that they did have employees with working with some type of open flame device. i don't have details but probably a blowtorch or welding in that area. >> no major injuries were reported. about 120 firefighters came to help out with this when it reached the sixth alarm. they even received help from travis air force base. they finally stopped putting water on it about 9:30 last night. macro plastics has been here for 20 years and never had a fire like this. 45 workers -- 45 people work here. at this point it's grateful that everyone evacuated safely and everybody is okay. live in fai
NBC
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
freeway was shut down for more than two hours. parts of 237 came to a standstill. a deadly big rig crashed in sunnyvale killing the driver. 237 at matilda. crews are just nownt getting th vehicle off the road. this is in the heart of the silicon valley bringing in kris sanchez who's been tracking the story. what exactly happened? seems like the lanes are wide open, at least going in one direction? >> reporter: aat least going in one direction is right. westbound lane are all completely open. we're just seeing the last of the clean-up from that big rig crash here on the lanes that were headed eastbound. these eastbound lanes is where that big rig driver was driving when witnesses say it looked like he had a blowout, lost control of the vehicle, crashed into the center divide, which then projected part of the vehicle into the other lanes of traffic going in the other direction. that really complicated the clean-up and putting out the fire, which also erupted as well. now, there was one person in the cab of that truck. though when investigators first arrived here, the chp couldn't tell whethe
SFGTV2
Jul 27, 2011 9:30am PDT
have those big social differences within our town. this is just shortly a slide that shows you what already has been polled, that denmark and the netherlands, they are in fact far ahead of all of the other european countries and belgium is somewhere in-between making an effort but for sure also at this trip, i have been able to learn a lot from my european colleagues in denmark and in the netherlands. brussels is in the heart of europe and i think it's also has been a very good thing that there is european regulations, although at this moment, european regulations are mainly on achieving certain environmental standards. let's say pollution by co2 and particles. but that has helped us as we had too high air pollution in brussels as it was sanctioned by the european union that we really could stress on alternative mobility. we don't wait until european legislation or regulation coming up. we also have no brussels, no belgium, but european towns, towns in europe, trying to find one another and to press, to put pressure on mayors and regional ministers to commit themselves to invest in
KRON
Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
at the big board to show you exactly where the fire burned. the fire burned just east of interstate 80. there is macro plastics, and this is where travis air force base is less than 2 mi. from the plastics factory. our we had about 13 fire trucks and 50 fire fighters on scene battling the blaze. is a large commercial area. fortunately this fire has been contained to that building because just next to the building is east bay fire. and we all know how flammable tires are. fortunately, the fire has been contained. >> here is a check on the weather conditions. fairfield down to the southwest of were the fire is burning, ticket to the wind speeds. it is coming from the west and going to the east. it is bad news for the air base, but good news for those in fairfield. we have definitely seen breezier conditions than this, can now our wins, the temperatures 83 degrees. the wind around the area is rather calm. typically this time of day we could get wind gust in the upper 20s or right now the winds are a little calmer. now i just snapped a picture, and you can see a little smoke in here this
FOX
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the area including the big foam trucks from travis air force base responded. their efforts could only contain the base from surrounding buildings. the company has not discussed the fire's cause but would only say that noneover its 45 employees were hurt. for which most of us and certainly the company is grateful. back here below an awful toxic mess that will require a lot of clean up and a lot of toxic clean up to happen very soon. again as soon as all of the flair ups are over which could go on for hours and hours and hours. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> news chopper 2 caught the amazing size of the pitch black cloud that the fire set off into the sky. a shelter-in-place is still in effect right now. but now that things are dying down, near by residents fears are dying down as well. sal castaneda live in fairfield when he spoke to residents. >> reporter: i want to show you how close we are to the fire. you can see still thick black smoke rising from the plastic plant. now we're just about a mile, maybe a little bit less than a mile away from it. so i want jacob
SFGTV2
Jul 27, 2011 5:30am PDT
handle. in the daytime i work for a big law firm of the type that tony probably would not hold in the highest of esteem, but i'm delighted to be here. you know, i think if you talked to most authors, they will tell you that there is something hot-wired into our system that says we need to try to tell a story. there is nothing at all in my background. i am an absolutely accidental writer. there is nothing in my background which suggests i should be writing novels. i grew up in chicago. i write books about san francisco. i studied accounting at the university of illinois. i have been a corporate and securities attorney for 28 years. i've now written seven best-selling novels about murder trials, death penalty cases, and courtroom drama. i have never handled a criminal case in my life. [laughing] so all of you out there who are thinking of writing novels, there is hope. but i did have this feeling a long time ago, probably from the time i was in high school, that at some point i would like to try to write a novel. and i can't explain why. i do know that when i read "presumed innoc
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
yesterday. full forecast and news of a big-time warm-up on the way. first it's 6:00 a.m. let's get you out the front door with mike inouye. >> a lot of folks heading out the front door or through the garage or side door. whatever. going to antioch. highway 4 looking slow now speeds in the 20s. worse than our sensors have seen. going on right now through antioch. pittsburgh, became fine, walnut creek okay. no metering lights very smooth. 880 we have one issue at 29th avenue. laura, i'm going to hand it off to you. a lot of police activity. >> that's right. we're following this developing story all morning long from the east bay where a high-speed chase turned deadly of the chase ended 29th avenue off the highway 880 in oakland. that's where today in the day's christie smith joins us live with the latest on the chase. good morning. >> good morning to you, laura. the chp is still here taking measurements, taking photographs, making sure they do a very thorough investigation. now, when you look over at the car, the damage itself actually doesn't look that bad, if steve can pan over to it. chp
KRON
Jul 26, 2011 8:00pm PDT
much more news to come. >> a portion of highway to 37 was closed afternoon after a big rig truck slammed into the center divider and was caught on fire the driver was killed. this happened in the eastbound lanes of to 37. charles clifford was in the south bay and has details. >> according to the california highway patrol the driver of a big rig truck carrying a load of dirt loss control and witnesses say the truck slammed into the center divider. >> that collision overturned the vehicle and trap the driver in the vehicle and then the big rig caught on fire. >> the driver was unable to escape and died before the rescue crews could arrive. chp had to shut down traffic in both directions for several hours exactly what caused the driver to lose control is still under investigation no one else was injured in the accident and they were able to open all leas by 7:00 p.m.. as of late tuesday afternoon the driver of the truck had not yet been identified. >> a young teenager is recovering tonight after being stabbed while walking to the dog park. san jose police say that sunny along wi
SFGTV2
Jul 27, 2011 1:00pm PDT
for you to join us and ask your questions as well. welcome, frank. i see that you brought a big aerial photograph with overly geology. >> it is a big google map with overly geology. the different colors depict the different formations or deposits beneath san francisco. san francisco is a young environment. it is a relatively young environment. the basement rock beneath san francisco is known as the franciscan complex or formation. it is throughout the city, most notably twin peaks, edge hill, telegraph hill. every once in awhile, you hear about those who make the news with a rock fall or landslide. usually occur in the telegraph and twin peaks. . above the rock are the soil deposits. the most common is dune sand. it is nothing but rocks that has been worn down from the sierras and deposited along the beaches. the wind blew that dune sand over most of the city. it is this mustard color. on the avenues, it is very thick. it can be up to 400 feet thick. as you moved south across slope boulevard, that is the tolar foundation. it was named after the first to score every in -- after the firs
ABC
Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
there are just big hot spots. most of the fire is out, and john mentioned they're going to be on the scene quite a while. and the fire makes the kind of containers you can see holding fruits and vegetable autos for those living near the plastics plant officials are warning foam stay indoors and do not want people breathing that toxic smoke. and what is this like? have you been able to smell this stuff? >> we've been able to see it in the form of grass, burned grass. there is some pieces on the ground. you can see there is some black debris, mostly grass. so it appears in water, let's show you what the sky looks like now. there is a better, frankly than it did just an hour ago. right now, things have lightened up, but you can see around 4:00 this afternoon, there was a thick black plume of smoke rising into the air, and only about a half mile southwest of the plant that went up in flames. and there is one around 3:30. and i was standing there in the office and there is another one came in at 4:30. some folks couldn't help but look. >> this is on fire, then started to move up z the firemen came. t
CBS
Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, the big focus was on five acres outside this business where they hold a -- they store these large container bins. >>> reporter: the enormous black petaluma of smoke spread outcasting -- plume spread out, casting a big smoke area. 20- to 30,000 bins are stored here. the fire marshal says it's a difficult fire to fight. >> because the bins are plastic, they are hydrocarbon based product. they are simple floor a tire fire. >> reporter: she says it will take a lot of water and time. they are also using afff foam, a lightweight foam very effective in fighting these kinds of fires. the weeds had been cut recently as fire prevention measures so there was little to burn and the wildfire was put out quickly. the hr director had nothing to say about how the fire started but was grateful? >> got okay. >> we're just very thankful that all of our employees evacuated safely. and we didn't have any injuries or anything like that. >> reporter: of fire agency in solano county is represented here including travis air force base personnel. the bay area air quality management direct is also on scene
KRON
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
on scene. the big concern now, hotspots flaring up overnight. >> reporter: scorching flames shot several feet into the air for hours. the intense fire created a large plume of thick, black smoke that could be seen for miles. from the north and east bays to sacramento, this is how it looked from sky four. fairfield fire investigators believe the fire was sparked after an employee ignited a plastic bin while working with possibly a torch or welder. >> they were working with an open flame object around the bins on the outside of the building. as far as i know, this is something in the normal course of their duties. we used water and a light foam all day long on the plastic bins. the foam helps to cool the fire. it's very effective in putting out fires from hydrocarbon based fuels. >> reporter: firefighters managed to contain the fire to 5 acres had the back lot. approximately 45 employees were working inside the plant at the time the fire broke out. all of them escaped unharmed. jose nunez is an employee and was scheduled to be at work at 4:00. >> it's a lot of fire everywhere, you know. ye
KRON
Jul 27, 2011 12:30am PDT
, there is still a fire engine on scene. the big concern now, hotspots flaring up overnight. >> reporter: scorching flames shot several feet into the air for hours. the intense fire created a large plume of thick, black smoke that could be seen for miles. from the north and east bays to sacramento, this is how it looked from sky four. fairfield fire investigators believe the fire was sparked after an employee ignited a plastic bin while working with possibly a torch or welder. >> they were working with an open flame object around the bins on the outside of the building. as far as i know, this is something in the normal course of their duties. we used water and a light foam all day long on the plastic bins. the foam helps to cool the fire. it's very effective in putting out fires from hydrocarbon based fuels. >> reporter: firefighters managed to contain the fire to 5 acres had the back lot. approximately 45 employees were working inside the plant at the time the fire broke out. all of them escaped unharmed. jose nunez is an employee and was scheduled
SFGTV2
Jul 27, 2011 2:00am PDT
highlight a couple of points that i think make a big difference. realize we have a cohort population between 8 million and 11.5 million of individuals in the united states who are undocumented, who some say are illegal or not lawfully present. they are in a group that is cut off in part and formality from the main economy. this is unwise because immigrants, both skilled and unskilled, in this case, that 8 million to 11 million, provide the innovative engine in the economy in these relatively dark times. i'll address the issue of unemployment. but in these difficult economic times, they provide a certain component to the economy which allows us to innovate and grow at a rate that we otherwise would not. in short, immigrants of all types unaverage are net contributors to the economy, help the actual pie grow bigger, provide more of a pie to split among us all and in turn try to goose innovation in a couple of unanticipated ways. so first, kind of three big points. immigrants are a net contributor to the economy. it is easy to be distracted by the fiscal analysis which is about tax revenues and
SFGTV
Jul 26, 2011 10:00pm PDT
with jazz and song filled the district of -- fill teh dis -- fill the district up like a big store you really turned me on your knock me off of my feet now ♪ [applause] supervisor chiu: next speaker. >> that is a hard act to follow. very good singer. i am the president of the fillmore jazz community association of san francisco. to the honorable supervisors, and to the general public, i thank you for this opportunity to speak. we do certainly ask -- signed you for the continuance of this item. certainly, there are many organizational and administrative struggles and hurdles and that we have had as a cbd. however, as the supervisor has so eloquently spoken, this community has gone through many transitions with regards to redevelopment agency -- the redevelopment agency. i think it causes for what i would like to call a mass anarchy. i will say that in a very brass way because we need to have some organized structure in the community for cleaning, safety, and for marking the area. without that, who will be the person to take that on? who will take the task of cleaning the streets? who
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
is opened up. danville, stalled big rig, 680, right lane we do have a bart delay in san francisco peninsula in the eastbound direction of about 15 minutes. >>> we'll check in a little later. fire crews spent nearly all night looking for hot spots in a massive fire at a plastics plant. this morning, the questions are turning to what is left in the air. the fire begin yesterday afternoon at macro plastics in fairfield. amy hollyfield is live where fire officials are just about to give another update. >> we're waiting for that update. right now, take a look behind me. wow, now the sun is up you see the damage that happened here at this plastics manufacturing company, chain link fence is gone. the fire just melted it. this field is blackened. it's burned for about eight and a half hours and firefighters said it was very hot and intense fire. it started at about 1:15 at macro plastics here in fairfield. they say workers accidentally started oors the fire. the fire burned 15,000 to 30,000 plastic bins that creates toxic smoke. the agency calls it the worst smoke you can encounter. residents were
KICU
Jul 26, 2011 11:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: liu would replace carlos moreno. >>> a deadly crash involving a big rig snarled the evening commute along highway 72 in silican valley. lloyd lacuesta is where the truck burst into flames. >> reporter: as you can see blind -- behind me. traffic is running smooth. for nearly four hours this heavily traveled south bay freeway was at a standstill. about 4:15, a big rig truck crashed into the center divide near matilda avenue and burst into flames. one man says the accident happened near his workplace. >> i walked out into the parking lot and i yelled back inside and a couple of guys came out and we saw the smoke on the top of the billing. >> reporter: the truck was so badly burned, the chp could not determine the section of the driver. >> the driver lost control for some reason, collided with the center guardrail and rolled over, trapping the driver and then the cab of the truck caught on fire. >> reporter: the freeway was shutdown in both directions. even when one lane was open in the westbound direction you could walk faster than the slow moving cars. >> pretty frustrating.
FOX
Jul 26, 2011 10:00pm PDT
replace carlos moreno. >>> a deadly crash involving a big rig snarled the evening commute along highway 72 in silican valley. lloyd lacuesta is where the truck burst into flames. >> reporter: as you can see blind -- behind me. traffic is running smooth. for nearly four hours this heavily traveled south bay freeway was at a standstill. about 4:15, a big rig truck crashed into the center divide near matilda avenue and burst into flames. one man says the accident happened near his workplace. >> i walked out into the parking lot and i yelled back inside and a couple of guys came out and we saw the smoke on the top of the billing. >> reporter: the truck was so badly burned, the chp could not determine the section of the driver. >> the driver lost control for some reason, collided with the center guardrail and rolled over, trapping the driver and then the cab of the truck caught on fire. >> reporter: the freeway was shutdown in both directions. even when one lane was open in the westbound direction you could walk faster than the slow moving cars. >> pretty frustrating. i saw a lot of people thr
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 5:00am PDT
. big backing] there from senator dianne feinstein. >>> all right. want to check in with meteorologist christina loren, a little foggy on my drive to work this morning. >> we have a great shot of the moon, kind of one of those mornings where you're clear inland, fog settling on the coast. that shot coming up. pretty spectacular this morning. a mild day ahead. low pressure sitting to the north but pushed north overnight. that's good news. that means we're going to see less in terms of fog. it's out there a little earlier this morning as well, so we're going to lose it quite a bit earlier than we did yesterday, something we will see as we head through the next couple of days as the amplifying ridge of low pressure driving that monsoonal pressure as far north as monterey. for us an impact as we head through friday, saturday, even into sunday. a chance for isolated thunderstorms as this big ridge of high pressure starts to drive our winds offshore. however, that means we're going to start each and every morning out with less and less cloud cover. 60 in concord, 59 in hayward, 66 in sunnyva
CBS
Jul 27, 2011 12:00pm PDT
in washington continues to unnerve financial markets around the world. let's take a live look at the big board now. it's way down, 175 points. a lot of people are blaming investors' jitters on the possible government default that's looming. as jay dow reports from capitol hill, the two sides are no closer to break the impasse. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner is reworking his debt limit and deficit reduction plan to add more spending cuts. >> from what i saw in there, i think there's been a pretty good change of heart. >> reporter: the speaker delayed bringing the measure to the house floor when it became clear conservative republicans would not support it. senate majority leader harry reid has his own competing plan. >> the way to resolve this crisis is to ignore the extremists and meet in the middle of the report. >> reporter: the budget off says neither plan has as much savings as advertised. both would cut some spending up front without raising new tax revenue and both would apoint a bipartisan commission to identify future cuts. but the republican plan would allow only a short-term
SFGTV2
Jul 27, 2011 10:00am PDT
outside of the city of amsterdam. they come mostly by car, but also a big part from public transport. what was the conclusion of all the businesses? if we go on like this, we have a real big problem in one, two years, maybe a little bit longer, we will not have any mobility anymore in our own region. that was one of the reasons that businesses came together and they were thinking, what can we do, not for a long time because it takes time, but what can we do today that helps today? that is important for the accessibility, and accessibility is very important for good, competition against the other regions in europe. of course, it is very important for the quality of life. if we want to attract international business, we need to attract people from outside. they only come if it is nice to live in your city. k4they were trying to reduce te parking, which was 10%. we went into negotiation with the employers' organizations and with employers, telling them that it is not only a problem of the public, but also a problem of their own companies. it worked. after half a year of talking, 17 companies
SFGTV2
Jul 27, 2011 3:30pm PDT
appropriate. >> the other big shock is that the moderates seem to have won this round. people thought, progressives have themselves on the board. there is no reason that they will not get together and take a noted leader who is a progressive to be interim mayor, and then stayed there for another term. the great thing about being in term mayor is to get to run as an incumbent. the fact that the progressives could not get together to get somebody into office as interim mayor in their own self-interest was very surprising for a lot of us. >> what happened in the last month in city hall was an incredible show of democracy that was part policy, part politics, and it all came together, and more than anything -- not just from a reporter's perspective, often was this? but there was a public interest as well on what was going on in san francisco government. we take it for granted a law that there is a city government here. this was something that brought people together. you heard people talking about it at the cafes, park playground, people who do not always pay attention. in that $0.10, it w
SFGTV
Jul 27, 2011 2:30am PDT
having big piles of paperwork that were not read or not completed or not signed. how do we know that people purchasing a limited number of condos in a small site -- i have never seen a project like this where the public have access. you might find this in a community in the homeowners association where there was a golf course, and they needed to underwrite some of the expenses, so they had non-resident memberships, but you will never find it, i don't believe, in a compact residential situation. that a purchaser for $2.5 million might force the 1600 people walking in and out of their facilities. i do not believe that those homeowners would allow it, and i think the first chance at the developer left and the seller of the property was no longer around, they would exercise their legal rights to change the whole order document, which they can do under california law. i would like to see what legal arrangement has been made so that the protections for the remaining facilities run with the land, no matter whether the current parties are involved in the project or not. thank you. commi
CBS
Jul 27, 2011 5:00am PDT
see a lot of the damage behind me in this field a big pile of ash that was once a huge stack of plastic crates and you can see off to the side, still some of the plastic crates that are impacted today. this is what was burning creating a show of fire and concerns for air quality. that fire broke out at around 1:00 yesterday afternoon here at macro plastics. check out this video from failed. it's near travis air force base. the fire was huge with thick, black smoke that could be seen for more than 50 miles away. it was shooting 9,000 feet into the air. the fire fueled by plastic produce crates. a worker accidentally lit one on fire and it took off into a five-acre fire. >> any sense of the temperature that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the side of the complex where the grass is, you will see the poles, the whole metal fences are bent like straw. >> reporter: so it took firefighters about three hours to get that fire under control. but it wasn't completely out until early into this morning actually. firefighters were still concerned about some h
KRON
Jul 27, 2011 4:00am PDT
of highway 237 is back open this morning. yesterday a driver died when a big rig truck slammed into the centerdoid and then caught on fire. this happened on the eastbound lanes of 237 just past the matilda exit. >> reporter: according to the california highway patrol the driver of a big rig truck carrying a load of dirt lost control. witnesses say the truck slam under to the centerdoid. >> that collision overturned the vehicle and trapped the driver of the vehicle and then the big rig caught on fire. >> reporter: the driver unable to escape died before rescue crews could arrive. the truck spilled dirt across the highway. exactly what caused the driver to lose control is still under investigation. no one else was iniered enthe accident and crews were able to open all lanes in both directions. the driver of the truck had not yet been identified. >>> also this morning a young teenager is recovering after being stabbed while walking to a dog park. the victim was with a friend when it happened. the boy suffered injuries to both kidneys. investigators say the three suspects were ar
KRON
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
a lot of cleanup to do. there are some of the charge containers. they are pretty big containers. >> on to weather, a complete check on the forecast for your neighborhood and the warm-up that is expected. >> we have a live look this morning from the roof camera. you can see fog and low clouds basically blanketing the city this morning. a lot of those coastal locations in the north bay as well. that is not what we are seen everywhere. as we look at the maps you will see in walnut creek, this was shot just 10 minutes ago. sunshine into things were fairly clear. low clouds and morning fog in certain areas. overcast and others. this afternoon, partly cloudy and warmer tenders. inland highs in the '90s. we will wake up tomorrow morning again to the club circuit and fog. capital-letter at 8:00 a.m., foster out much of the heart of the bay. by noon in will be affecting only the by midnight we will see fairly consistent overcast conditions throughout most of the bay. to resists afternoon will be in the upper 80s and 90s. currently in the '50s and '60s. for in the far east bay is where wi
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
looking for one of those lionfish. one of those tentacles hits you, you are in big trouble. it is full of poison. but everybody says they taste pretty good. >> tastes like chicken. who knows? >> default for everything. >>> speaking of default, let's go to capitol hill righthtow where members of congress are starting to hear from all of you after those dueling speeches from president obama and the house speaker on monday night, the switchboards on capitol hill were besieged, overwhelmed yesterday. thousands of phone calls and e-mails coming in. almost all of them saying, robin, just get this done. >> so, only five days left on the clock, george. as you know, that important vote delayed by the house speaker as we get closer to potential financial chaos. abc's jonathan karl is on capitol hill. he has been tracking all the latest for us overnight. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we are reaching crisis time here on capitol hill. the republicans delayed a vote on their bill in the house because they don't even have enough republican votes to pass t
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 2:05am PDT
years ago, had a reality show. she was at comic-con, a big event out in california. she actually got kicked out after her signing because she said her outfit was just a a little too sexy. >> how can you be too sexy for comic con? i thought a lot of guys hang out there. who's complaining? >> there's adrian on the left. on the right is the character she was supposed to be portraying. aeon flux. >> it looks like a pretty -- pretty close to me. >> it does to me. she is very, you know -- i had no problem with it myself, let's just say that. apparently comic con escorted her out, you're dressed too sexily for this event. >> talk to the guy who drew the comics. looks pretty similar to me. >> it's art. >>> now, "the jersey shore" has a new guest star. deejay pauly d. is all said to make a guest appearance on the show. i guess they need to spice it up a little bit. >> pauly's going to be on tour with britney for a couple of shows. >> that's right. >> tell me the amazing thing most kids on "the jersey shore" is absolutely staggering. from absolutely nobody to on doctor with britney spears. >>
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
a driving school student ran into the building. a big hole marks the spot on the building in roseville where the student crashed into the wall on monday. the dmv says the driver hit the gas instead of the brake. no one was injured. >>> a fiery crash claimed the life of a big rig driver. the accident happened yesterday afternoon on highway 237. the chp is looking into reports that the truck blew a tire. that may have caused it to hit the center divide and burst into flames. eastbound lanes remained closed for almost five hours while crews cleaned up the scene. >>> people complained that a bus stop the attracting crime. they say the three-sided shelter provides just enough cover for criminals to hide what they're doing. so there was a meeting held at the police station and announced that a plan to replace the shelter with one that has more open sides and has better lighting like the new shelters on market street. >> we have seen because it's better lit, it's better used by customers and deter a lot of negative activity. >> get rid of that shelter. >> nearly everyone agreed that they would rath
SFGTV2
Jul 26, 2011 10:00pm PDT
, i'm sure his heart is as big as mine in terms of what this means to the residents of san francisco, so i want to introduce the mayor to everyone. [applause] >> thank you very much. i want to also continue the very important attribute that we have for eloise westbrook. when i was just a young workers never trying to cause trouble in the city on behalf of low-income residents, i have already heard of ms. westbrook. she was already helping lead the effort to improve housing conditions for all of our public housing tenants. my today, it is just really appropriate to make sure that our city honors mr. westbrook, her family, who is here today, i know. thank you very much for being here. this is very appropriate that this new project be in the name and westbrook loss of the another great place for people to understand and know about the history of the city. i am so happy to be part of this great city when it names and after people in the community who have done great work. i recognize that, and i know doris, our supervisor, was there as well. she recognizes that. thank you very much for b
SFGTV2
Jul 27, 2011 3:30am PDT
for conference. that is a big step. you cannot just look at a bill and say that is it. there are all kinds of steps going on. if what you care about is not in the basic bill, it does not mean that it is over. that means you work to find the champion to will advance your cause. at this point, rather than focus on the specifics that need to be in the bill, the important thing is focusing on the fact that congress needs to do it, and the rest will naturally follow if we have the political pressure to get the different parts that people care about in. >> bill, you gave us a reality check earlier about what we can expect in a cir bill. what needs to happen, what is likely to happen before a bill is authored? what compromises to you think will be made? >> mary and i are friends, but let me respond to her because i think she was responding to me. [laughter] , to believe, mary, that things will be resolved in conference -- i want to believe, mary that things will be resolved in conference. maybe because i am older than mary, i remember what happened with the 1990 and 1996 legislation where bad stu
SFGTV
Jul 27, 2011 5:30am PDT
the city, and as someone who understood the details and the big picture. we have worked closely together on improving our roads. i have cycled with him. i know he is very committed to making sure we will see great safety and great industry ahead, and he is someone who rides the bride and walks the walk. we have sat on the knee -- on muni and talk about what needs to happen to improve the system. he has a great team at the mta to pop into this. i think today the future of transportation in san francisco is in good hands. with that, are we about to hear from the man himself? >> that was probably a bad career move on my part, but we're also pleased to have two other members of san francisco leadership with us, supervisor scott wiener from district 8, who has a great interest in uni. would you like to say a word or two? sueprvisor weiner: i really want to congratulate the mta board for making an inspired choice your. another has been discussion in the press as to whether he wants someone who has experience running a transit agency, but i think it is important to keep in mind mta is not just
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 2:35am EDT
from st. louis to l.a. for their big beach vacation. they paid $1,200 for the tickets. and should get nearly $200 of it back. that can buy a lot of sunscreen. so if you're like that family and are flying between last saturday and until this mess is resolved in d.c., you are due a refund. what do you need to do? first of all, hang on to your receipt. second, e-mail your airline. they haven't decided yet if the airlines will pony up this money or if the irs will have to. that's one of many things still being sorted out in washington. ryan owens, abc news, dallas-ft. worth international airport. >> that story is phenomenally angering to many of us. save your receipts and get your money back. >> please do. what a big mess. all the people who have been furloughed, 4,000 workers have been furloughed since the faa was shut down. >> so much in washington not getting done, not being resolved, impacting all kinds of things. now you can't fly without getting screwed over a little bit. >>> walmart executives are thinking out the big box with their latest venture, streaming movies online. the worl
ABC
Jul 27, 2011 4:00pm PDT
in september. >> big sports news this afternoon. we turn our attention to san francisco giants go.ing to have a new bat in the line up tomorrow, perhaps, there is a trade in the works sending top pitching prospects zach wheeler to the mets that can become official tomorrow. and he can be in a giants uniform. the giants struggled lately and belltran might be the bat they need. expect him to hit in the middle of the order. and that is a get. >> giants are signaling and going for it. >> and it's just head. frightening moments for a father taking a trip with his son. the leap of faith he had to take when his 3-year-old tumbled towards a water fall. >> volunteers who are stepping in to clean state parks, some are in danger of shutting down. >> and take a look at traffic now. there are things moving smoothly. there is lovely weather here. spencer christian is here with a look at the forecast. >> and there is a heat wave spread across the country. and up in the upper mid west into great lakes, thunderstorms as well. despite quiet nature, it's still hot. and there is 101 in st. louis. 90 in chicago.
CBS
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am PDT
. >> did you see that plume yesterday? >> amazing. >> i was in walnut creek when they had that big plastics fire in fairfield. i didn't know what it was. what is that? >> all that plastic and all the smoke headed toward the central valley. we were lucky it didn't blow back the other direction. it could have been acute for the bay area but things settling down there. the weather looking good as we are ready to go back to normal, something we haven't been able to say for quite a while. these temperatures about average this time year. 6 degrees in san francisco. 8 -- 67 degrees in san francisco. concord around 90 degrees this afternoon. more on that coming up. elizabeth has traffic. >>> northbound 880, 29th avenue off-ramp closed due to police activity. there was an overnight accident and police are still out there. they are investigating what happened. it sounds like it may be some damage to the overcrossing in that area. so going to have to use 23rd as your alternate. we have a crew on the scene. we'll have more information throughout the morning. in the meantime, back to you. >> thank you.
KRON
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
budget battle as the kron4 news starts now >>> good morning to you. >> weather is a big story. james fletcher has the latest. >> i got a fantastic view. mound tam looking out over the bay and you can see the blanket of fog with beautiful brilliant skies above. all of that orange. going to be a nice day and cooler with coast and bay area fog this morning. but come this afternoon we are looking for warmer temperatures with the inland highs in the 90s and we will continue the warming trend for for the weekend but we will get a quick update from george first. >>> we have a potential and developing hot spot on the nemitz boulevard the ramp has been closed on 29th avenue in connection with an investigation taking place on city streets. high street and 23rd are easily handling the traffic and no backup but we have learned that the ramp won't be opened until 7:30 so it may create problems later on. >>> 6:02. we want to go to fairfield where they are having a conference after a giant fire. the company makes plastic containers and tons of them burned in this huge inferno and luckily th
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 5:00am PDT
about on 880 and 29th. it's not causing a big deal. but we'll tell you about it anyway. and this morning's commute has been busy. i'll show you some things here on highway 4. traffic is moving along relatively well coming up to the will will he pass grade. and things look good on the other side in concord. we talked about this is a nice looking drive on 880 heading north and south. and if you're driving in richmond on 580 eastbound coming down toward the mccar they are maize away from the -- mccarer maize away from the bridge, there is an accident and it will take them a little while to clean up that. >>> 70s and 80s now on the coast and bay side an upper 80s and low 90s inland. we're starting off slightly warmer here. some of the higher elevations are run being five to seven degrees warmer. that is the sign that the highs are building in. a breeze in concord and the oakland airport. and the system that was in the pacific northwest is ejected out and that is allowing the high pressure to slip towards the west. a north wind, not strong, but it's there it takes care of the fog quickly. 60s
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
ran into the building. a big hole marks the spot in the building roseville where the student crashed into the wall on monday. the dmv said that the driver hit the gas instead of the brake. no one injured. >>> this is video you're going to want to see. take a look. it shows two people stopping a would-be bike thief in san francisco. the communication company security camera caught the whole incident in progress a woman jumps in front of the thief and another man tried to stop him and the thief managed to escape on foot. and we don't know if the police were able to track him down. >>> the nfl lockout is over and back to business for the bay area's two pro football teams. the raiders officially report to training campp this morning. and they're going to make up for lost time. the nfl labor lockout put the whole pro football season on hold for a while and the raiders only have 16 days to get ready for the first preseason game. >> i think the outside world, they didn't know about the business part. they just liked the game and the excitement, watching sports and the highlights and stuff.
SFGTV
Jul 27, 2011 3:30am PDT
that they claim don't exist. it is the other big reason for doing this. i want to suggest a couple of things need to be added. this is the fourth attempt to develop, does of the site. they tried in the 1950's and 1990's. the letters from former directors saying that the intention has always been to key the golden gate recreation center permanently their as community benefits. i would like to ask in the environmentally superior alternative, the developer has great rendering at his proposal. we're putting up a nice clear fences. it is part of the deal. this is his advantage to keep it ugly. [chime] please include that. >> hello, my name is jill tannenbau. -- tannenbaum. golden gatway was the only place i could find to play tennis and swim and outside. people come to swim and play tennis, socialize, meet people, do things. it is one of the most exciting places in the city during the summer. i would leave the city, because i have nowhere to go. >> i am showing the area along the waterfront. i tried calling of any -- up any eir that had an underground parking garages. there is no eir that has been dev
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
-old, a student politician. this man's family called him a big bear, killed while trying to save his friends. some of the victims were immigrants or children of immigrants, the people hated so much by the killer, 32-year-old anders breivik. he used special bullets to explode inside the body. a doctor here said he'd never seen so much internal destruction. survivors are traumatized. >> i knew it was over. i knew this was -- i'm going to die now. >> reporter: adrian, 21 years old. >> he also screamed out that he was going to kill us all, that this was the day that we must die. >> reporter: adrian was shot in the neck and shoulder. he played dead. and anders breivik moved on. most of the teenagers had cell phones and called home. anguished parents called the police, and some texted their children throughout the ordeal. the first message from judy, 16 years old, mummy, tell the police to come quick. people are dying here. her mother couldn't leave the kitchen table. she answered, the police know. they've had many calls. give a sign of life every five minutes. julie, we are in fear of our lives. mother
CBS
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
see a big fields of ash now because about five acres worth of plastic bins were burning here last night. if you move to the left, you can see the impact plastic bins. these are the things that burned here. it was all in an outside storage area. no actual buildings caught on fire. when you look at this video, it looks like there's a two-story building on fire. it's really just stacked-up plastic crates, though. the fire broke out around 1:00 yesterday afternoon near travis air force base and the smoke could be seen for 50 miles away, as far as san francisco and sacramento, thick, black smoke. the fire fueled by the plastic produce crates. the theory right now, we haven't got the official cause but the theory is that a worker accidentally lit one of them on fire perhaps as he was doing some sort of welding. it quickly took off into the five acre fire. any sense of the temperatures that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the sides of this complex where the grass, you will see the pole the whole metal fences and they are been the like straw. >> reporter: i
KOFY
Jul 26, 2011 9:00pm PDT
from our east moving west ward. this is the big heat wave that is blanketed much of the nation. now moving towards california and towards the bay area. so let's move on and take a closer look at conditions 5:00 o'clock tomorrow morning see some low cloud and fog that will mav locally inland overnight. all full back to the coast lake did and yesterday and have this pattern high pressure near the coast in the low to mid 60's and mainly 70's around the bay and 80's to low 90's in the warmest inland area. close in on the east bay kl skies sunny tomorrow afternoon. see high generally in the low 80's. 81 at san jose. 82 at campbell. peninsula high mainly in the mid upper 70's up to about 78 at palo alto mountain view low mid 60's on the coast at pacifica and a half moon bay downtown san francisco 67 tomorrow. 64 in the sun set district. north bay high mainly in the mid upper 80's. 86 at santa rosa. 87 calistoga but 91 at clover dale and 94 at ukiah. nearest bay high range from upper ask is to low to mid 70's then even into the upper 70's at cast from valley at fremont. inland e
KOFY
Jul 27, 2011 11:30am PDT
s big sur. 80 in los angeles. here is what is going on. the trough is lifting out but winds are awfully light. we are looking a little bit of warming, still our sea breeze and ridge of high pressure to build ever so slightly just about into the east bay, not shutting off our low clouds and fog and sea breeze. we'll stay with temperatures pretty comfortable. we're not looking at any heat wave by any means. few 80s in the south bay. upper 70s on the peninsula. it will stay pretty breezy and foggy here near the coast. that is why san francisco will stay in the 60 baes's but you'll see sunny skies. he north bay,w mid-80s. berkeley and oakland, usual spots a little cool. mid-70s union city and out over the hills. here is where things are warming up. 89 in concord and 78 in pleasanton and sunshine, might have to wait a bit in monterey, sunny down in san luis obispo. so very modest temperatures. >>> scientists in northern california have a theory about how gold fish in new zealand were able to survive for 130 days without food and a tank filter. owners were allowed back in this mon
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